Armed Bandits Kill Anambra Couple And Dump Corpses In A Vehicle Boot

Some yet-to-be-identified gunmen have killed two persons, suspected to be husband and wife and dumped their corpses in a car boot of their vehicle, a Toyota Camry with the registration number: EE-621-EU. The two corpses were seen by passers-by at a lonely place along the Tempo Junction, Umunya axis of the Enugu-Onitsha Expressway in the early hours of Wednesday.

It was gathered that the vehicle doors were wide open while the two fresh corpses were dumped inside the boot. It was learnt that the blood dripping from beneath the vehicle boot showed the deceased may have been freshly murdered. When contacted on the development, the Police Public Relations Officer of the Anambra State Police Command, DSP Ikenga Tochukwu, confirmed the incident.

Ikenga added that the police personnel attached to the Oyi Division have recovered and deposited the two lifeless bodies in a mortuary, while investigations have commenced to unravel the circumstances surrounding their deaths.

According to his words; “Police personnel attached to the Oyi Division led by the DPO at about 7:30 am today 24/1/2024, have recovered two lifeless bodies, abandoned in a car boot along the Enugu-Onitsha Expressway.

“The operatives also recovered the abandoned vehicle and some expanded cartridges at the scene. Meanwhile, bodies have been deposited in the morgue and investigations have commenced.

“Preliminary information revealed that those persons, a man, and woman, with marks of violence and gunshot injuries all over their bodies, were murdered and abandoned in a black Corolla car with reg plate number Lagos AAA 621 EU. Further details shall be communicated, please; he stated”

Meanwhile, some suspected kidnappers have reportedly killed a woman and her daughter in Abuja. A family member by the name Prince Victor Omonu, who disclosed this in a Facebook post on Friday, January 25, 2024, said the woman arrived in Abuja to celebrate the birth of her grandchild when the kidnappers abducted her along with her daughter and the newborn baby. They later killed the mother and daughter but left the newborn alive.

According to his post on Facebook; “It’s a sad world. My relative came to Abuja to celebrate the birth of her grandchild, she was kidnapped alongside her daughter and newborn baby. Just got the news now that she and daughter have been murdered this morning. What a sad world. The baby is still alive though,” he wrote on Facebook.

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